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Refereed by Yuji Shimada

Though far less recognizable by name to North American fight fans than UFC mainstays "Big" John McCarthy, Herb Dean and others, Japan's Yuji Shimada is one of professional MMA's most accomplished and experienced referees, with more than a decade of officiating title bouts and other high profile matchups to his credit.

Shimada served as head official for Japan's defunct Pride FC promotion, where from its inaugural 1997 event forward he presided over some of MM's biggest matchups, including Rickson Gracie vs. Nobuhiko Takada at Pride 1, Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Royce Gracie at the Pride 2000 Grand Prix Finals, and the championship bouts between Wanderlei Silva and Quinton Jackson at Pride 28, Fedor Emelianenko and "Minotauro" Nogueira at Pride Shockwave 2004, and many others. Shimada continued to referee under the DREAM and Fields promotions.

Refereed by Yuji Shimada

Bout   Event   Date   Org
Amir Khan vs. Timofey Nastyukhin ONE Championship 2018.02.23
Roel Rosauro vs. Kai Wen Li ONE Championship 2018.02.23
Phoe Thaw vs. Sor Sey ONE Championship 2018.02.23
Marianthi Samouhou vs. Nanae Takahashi SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Sofia Karga vs. Tabatha Ricci SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Christina Kousta vs. Rajina Bista SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Vaughn Donayre vs. Vincent Latoel ONE Championship 2017.01.14
Chan Heng vs. Sunoto Peringkat ONE Championship 2017.01.14
Rajinder Singh Meena vs. Honorio Banario ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Pengshuai Liu vs. Sim Bunsrun ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Brandon Vera vs. Hideki Sekine ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Edward Kelly vs. Sunoto Peringkat ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Xie Bin vs. Mario Satya Wirawan ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Mark Striegl vs. Sotir Kichukov ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Eduard Folayang vs. Shinya Aoki ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Vaughn Donayre vs. Amir Khan ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Muhamad Haidar vs. Nico Soernarte ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Roger Huerta vs. Adrian Pang ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Kotetsu Boku vs. Timofey Nastyukhin ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Phoe Thaw vs. Saw Yan Paing ONE Championship 2016.10.07
Jordan Lucas vs. Yusup Saadulaev ONE Championship 2016.10.07
Kotetsu Boku vs. Narantungalag Jadambaa ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Brad Robinson vs. Agilan Thani ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Tatsuya Mizuno vs. Mohamed Ali ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Michał Pasternak vs. Roger Gracie ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Jimmy Yabo vs. Benedict Ang ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Lowen Tynanes vs. Koji Ando ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Vaughn Donayre vs. Honorio Banario ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Sunoto Peringkat vs. Bernard Soriano ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Nikolay Aleksakhin vs. Ben Askren ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Joshua Pacio vs. Rabin Catalan ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Saw Llay vs. Phoe Thaw ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Mohamed Ali vs. Aung La Nsang ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Tha Pyay Nyo vs. Kyal Sin Phyo ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Kyal Linn Aung vs. Thway Thit Aung ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Kyar Kyaw vs. Thar A Thal Ta Pwint ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Alexandre Machado vs. Marcin Prachnio ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Bashir Ahmad vs. Jimmy Yabo ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Luis Santos vs. Rafael Silva ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Hao Jie Li vs. Jerome S. Paye ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Baruto Kaito vs. Peter Aerts RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2015 2015.12.31
James Thompson vs. Tsuyoshi Kosaka RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2015 2015.12.29
Yago Bryan vs. Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Jimmy Yabo vs. Amir Khan ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Major Overall vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Maxime Ceban vs. Sung Chan Hong Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Paul Buentello vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Alexander Sarnavskiy vs. Jesse Ronson Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Jesse Ronson vs. Gadzhi Zaipulaev Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Mike Kyle vs. Baga Agaev Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Mateusz Teodorczuk vs. Waylon Lowe Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Xian Ji vs. Yadong Song ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Wang Wei vs. Xu Liu ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Michał Pasternak vs. Rafael Silva ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Li Gen vs. Ya Wei Wang ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Ya Wei Wang vs. Kai Wen Li ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Dae Hwan Kim vs. Bibiano Fernandes ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Koetsu Okazaki vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Sylvain Potard vs. Jake Butler ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Eduard Folayang vs. Timofey Nastyukhin ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Tharoth Oum Sam vs. Jujeath Nagaowa ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Leandro Ataides vs. Igor Svirid ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Bakhtiyar Abbasov vs. Luis Santos ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Christophe Vandijck vs. Dwayne Hinds ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Rocky Batolbatol vs. Martin Nguyen ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Zuli Silawanto vs. Jeff Huang ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Stephen Langdown vs. Raymond Tan ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Tanaphong Khunhankaew vs. Bashir Ahmad ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Edward Kelly vs. Ev Ting ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Robert Lisita vs. Marat Gafurov ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Christian Holley vs. Roger Huerta ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Hiroshige Tanaka vs. Herbert Burns ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Ana Julaton vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Mohammad Walid vs. Vaughn Donayre ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Narantungalag Jadambaa vs. Koji Oishi ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Kamal Shalorus vs. Shinya Aoki ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Mohamed Ali vs. Jake Butler ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Robert Lisita vs. Eric Kelly ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Koji Ando vs. Rafael Nunes ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Sung Ming Yen vs. Nicholas Lee ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Rayner Kinsiong vs. Eliot Corley ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Ev Ting vs. Yohan Mulia Legowo ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Mohammad Sotounzadeh vs. Zuli Silawanto ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Ruel Catalan vs. Gianni Subba ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Kosuke Suzuki vs. Adriano Moraes ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Fransino Tirta vs. Sami Amin ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Bruno Pucci vs. Major Overall ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Bakhtiyar Abbasov vs. Ben Askren ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Raymond Tan vs. Radeem Rahman ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Eddie Ng vs. Vincent Latoel ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Stephen Langdown vs. Casey Suire ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Yusuke Kawanago vs. Robert Lisita II ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Eugene Toquero vs. Gianni Subba ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Kotetsu Boku vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Leandro Ataides vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Masakatsu Ueda ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Yuta Watanabe vs. Taisuke Okuno DEEP 66 Impact 2014.04.29
Kevin Belingon vs. Dae Hwan Kim ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Arnaud Lepont vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Herbert Burns vs. Harris Sarmiento ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Andrew Leone vs. Shinichi Kojima ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Brock Larson vs. Nobutatsu Suzuki ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Koji Oishi vs. Honorio Banario II ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Caros Fodor vs. Vuyisile Colossa ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Alain Ngalani vs. Paul Cheng ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Eduard Folayang vs. Vincent Latoel ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Ruel Catalan vs. Khim Dima ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Peter Davis vs. Alaa Mazloum ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Leandro Ataides vs. Brayan Rafiq ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Saiful Merican vs. Tok Sophon ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Adriano Moraes vs. Yusup Saadulaev ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Soo Chul Kim vs. Bibiano Fernandes ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Sherilyn Lim vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Peter Davis vs. Eddie Ng ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Mitch Chilson vs. Shannon Wiratchai II ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Jake Butler vs. Sylvain Potard ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Almiro Barros vs. Kian Pham ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Max Metino vs. Long Sophy ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Bashir Ahmad vs. Bruno Pucci ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Caros Fodor vs. Seung Ho Yang ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Kotetsu Boku vs. Vuyisile Colossa ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Jake Butler vs. James Kouame ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Eduard Folayang vs. Kamal Shalorus ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Koji Oishi vs. Honorio Banario ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Kevin Belingon vs. Masakatsu Ueda ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Rey Docyogen vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Lowen Tynanes vs. Felipe Enomoto ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Arnaud Lepont vs. Eddie Ng ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Leandro Issa ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Kotetsu Boku vs. Shinya Aoki ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Brock Larson vs. Melvin Manhoef ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Jake Butler vs. Swain Cangco ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Peter Davis vs. Leo Krishna ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Adam Kayoom vs. Zuli Silawanto ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Eric Kelly vs. Honorio Banario ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
AJ Lias Mansor vs. Jian Kai Chee ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Yoshiro Maeda Dream 18 2012.12.31
Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Georgi Karakhanyan Dream 18 2012.12.31
Will Brooks vs. Satoru Kitaoka Dream 18 2012.12.31
Shyam Prasad vs. Bhabajeet Choudhury Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Jamshed Khan vs. Rouhollah Eidehlouei Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Bharat Khandare vs. Narender Grewal Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Mohamed Hassan Badawy vs. Warren De Reuck Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Sanjay Jha vs. Abhijeet Petkar Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Shaikh Mohammed-Farhan vs. Jagdish Kumar Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Jimmy Ambriz vs. Mohamed Abdel Karim Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Vikas Singh Ruhil vs. Nikola Janjić Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Gurleen Kaur vs. Monika Mallik Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Santosh Kumar vs. Sachin Mahanta Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Bhabajeet Choudhury vs. Jamshed Khan Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16

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